Xiao-Kang Gao, Doctor




Academic Qualifications

Doctor of Literature, Nanjing Normal University
Master of Literature, Nanjing Normal University
Bachelor in China Linguistics and Literature, Lanzhou University


Current Position

2015-Now Vice Chairman of Academic Committee of urban Science Institute,Shanghai JiaoTong University
2014-Now Instructor (Part-time) Of City University of Macau; Prof. Of Nanjing University, Doctoral tutor


Working Experience

2003-2014 Prof. Of Sun Yat-sen University, Doctoral tutor, Vice President of the Institute of China ICH
1995-2003 Prof. Of Sun Yat-sen University, Doctoral tutor, Vice President of College of Liberal Arts


Courses Taught

2016/2017 Academic Year 1st semester
MC015 Intangible Cultural Heritage Studies


Research Area

Traditional Chinese Culture and Aesthetics
Safeguarding of ICH
Research on Urban Culture
Research on Cultural Creative Industries


Academic Awards

2004 The 2nd Prize in Philosophy and Social Science ,Guangdong
1995 1990’s Literary Review Outstanding Paper Award, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences



Xiaokang Gao(2009): Urban Development and Inheritance of ICH, Beijing: Peking University Press
Xiaokang Gao(2008): Grassroots under Neon, Nanjing: Jiangsu Peoples’ Publishing House
Xiaokang Gao(2003): Fashion and Image Culture, Tianjin: Baihua Literature and Arts Publishing House
Xiaokang Gao(2001): Citizen, Scholar and Story, Beijing: People Press

CSSCI Journal Articles(selected)
Xiaokang Gao(2001), The Formation of the Classical Artistic Spirit in China. Social Sciences in China,Vol. 1, p160-169
Xiaokang Gao(1995), The Founding of Southern Song Dynasty and the Development of Artistic Spirit of South of the Yangtze River. Literary Review, Vol. 4, p131-139
Xiaokang Gao(1999), On the Urbanization of Cultural Actives, Literary Review, Vol. 6, p124-137
Xiaokang Gao(1990), The Description of Contemporary Popular Tastes. Literature & Art Studies, Vol. 5, p56-64
Xiaokang Gao(2013), Ecological Protection of Traditional Art and Construction of Contemporary Aesthetics. Literature & Art Studies, Vol. 7, p5-13
Xiaokang Gao(2016), From Micro Era to App: The Inter-spatiality of Post-modern Aesthetics. Literature & Art Studies, Vol. 2, p5-12
Xiaokang Gao(2012), Post-Growth Times: Construction of Ecological City and Intangible Cultural. Exploration and Free Views, Vol. 2, p71-75
Xiaokang Gao(2006), Urban Cultural Construction and Non-Material Legacy. The Journal of Humanities, Vol. 2, p30-33
Xiaokang Gao(2014), Orderly Termination of Fordist Development and Fractal Cities. Tianjin Social Sciences, Vol. 5, p104-109
Xiaokang Gao(2015), Smart City: Technology, Function and Scene—The Sustainability of Urban Intelligent Development. Tianjin Social Sciences, Vol. 6, p87-94
Xiaokang Gao(2014), Consumption Culture and Space Collisions in the Big Data Era. Hubei Social Sciences, Vol. 12, p108-114
Xiaokang Gao(2015), The Reconstruction of Space and the Rebirth of Collective Memory. Study and Practice, Vol. 12, p126-134


Professional Affiliations

2005-Now Standing director of the Society of Chinese Aesthetics
2003-Now Standing director of China Society of Chinese and Foreign Literary Theory
2003-Now Director of China Society of Literary Theory

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